Maiden Lane is an Alphabet City bar that’s perfect for some casual day drinking. It’s friendly, there are plenty of windows, and they do a handful of seafood small plates. It feels like a real neighborhood spot, and we suggest you come here with friend or two early in the night.
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Saxon + Parole
Saxon + Parole is not quite a place The Infatuation seeks out. But if you’re with a bunch of girlfriends, want a fun club scene, and don’t mind dropping $44 for some wings, you’ll love it.
A sleepy-looking Vietnamese restaurant in the East Village that deserves your attention.
High quality East Village omakase sushi for under $100, with a side of club music if you come on the weekend.
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Not a place for normal dinner time. This is a place for drinking, and a dirty one at that. It just so happens that they serve amazing bar food that will save your life at 1:00am.
2nd Floor Bar & Essen
2nd Floor Bar & Essen is a semi-hidden bar above 2nd Ave Deli on the Upper East Side. It’s perfect for date night, and the food is great.
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Ruffian is a tiny East Village bar with a huge natural wine list and a short menu of really good Mediterranean food.
Holiday Cocktail Lounge
Holiday Cocktail Lounge is a cross between a dive and a cocktail bar, and it's the sort of place you hope to find in the East Village.
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